Thales Will Try To Recover Yamal 402

Credit: Credit: Thales Alenia Space
Controllers for Thales Alenia Space will attempt to recover Russia’s new Yamal 402 Ku-band satellite after it was left in the wrong orbit Saturday by the premature shutdown of the Briz M upper stage. The balky upper stage shut down 4 min. early, according to International Launch Services (ILS), and...

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